Markhams Pond - Public Hunting Area

Markhams Pond is a 33 acre area located at 4917 Beech Ave., St. Ansgar, IA 50472. Last remaining natural prairie pothole in Mitchell County. Favorite stopover spot for hundreds of migrating Tundra swans each spring. 19 acre pond with 1/4 mile walk -in access off Beech Ave.


1 mile north of Otranto.


Public Hunting

  • Native Prairie
  • Wetland

Operating Hours & Seasons

Open Year Round - Access Sometimes Limited During Winter Months